Workmate from the Pocket Lawyer.
The guide to dealing with issues at work.
Perfect for employment lawyers, human resources professionals & law students. Invaluable to anyone experiencing difficulties at work.
The application draws upon the official code & guidance published by the Advisory, Conciliation & Arbitration Service (ACAS).
Easy to navigate the app includes:
• The ACAS Code of Practice;
• Guidance from ACAS on disciplinary procedures;
• Guidance from ACAS on grievance procedures.
In April 2009 the Employment Act 2008 changed the way that disciplinary and grievance matters are handled. Statutory dismissal, discipline and grievance procedures (the Statutory Procedures) have been replaced by the new ACAS Code of Practice.
This application includes the relevant information on:
• Resolving discipline & grievance issues informally
• Developing rules & procedures
• Dealing fairly with issues
• Establishing the facts
• Disciplinary & grievance meetings
• Rights of the employee
• Keeping records
• Taking action
• Disciplinary rules for small organisations
• Sample disciplinary & grievance procedures.
• Dealing with absence
• Sample letters.
Employment tribunals have a discretionary power to adjust awards by up to 25%, if they consider that an employer’s or employee’s failure to comply with the Code was unreasonable.
The information in this application is published under the terms of Click-Use Licence C2009000432 and is subject to Crown Copyright.
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